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've done, with the help of technology, using diver technology, we dove in to take a look at where federal spending is highest. it is color coated by per capita spending by county here. what you see -- take a look. where it's red it's the highest from 20 all the way up to 175,000. there's actually one county in north carolina where i think hatteras island is where there is a big fema project. along the eastern seaboard a lot of that fema smending. th spending. then into florida where there's a lot of social security spending. same think along the gulf coast. zoom in on one louisiana county in here, there's a u.s. penitentiary there. a lot of federal spending. up through here, farm subsidies, drought relief. all kinds of things. out in arizona, retirees and other -- all the way up there in the state of washington. i understand we've got somebody coming from that state, a big naval base. that's going to show up big and make it red. what the pew center on the states did, they divided it up, said what federal spending is a% of gdp. maryland, virginia, district of columbia comes up the highest.
there are interesting investment opportunities in technology, in home builders that have pulled back, but we're not quite there yet. i think we'll get that opportunity in the coming weeks. >> you think there will be a lot more volatility and what we've seen will continue? >> yeah, take a look at the lame duck sessions of the last 50 years. volatility is three times higher in lame duck sessions. so expect that. plus every one of them, we've seen the market decline. even with major accomplishments like increasing the debt ceiling. so still likely to see some down side. i don't being ythink you need t about missing it. the big he risk is being too early coming back in. >> what are the tech names that you like? >> in the technology sector, there's a lot of interesting opportunities. mainly those that export. china's growth is beginning to improve. they buy a lot of capital equipment from us. so it's the big names in technology that provide a lot of that export capital equipment that we think will buns back the strongest in the first. >> bob, another thing we've been talking about is the people h
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much rather power this economy with the energy technologies that won't be viable for 30, 40 years from now as opposed to driving the economy with what's viable today. >> phil, this analysis said we could be oil exporters within the next 20 years or some what kind of an impact would that have on our economy as a whole? >> well i think it is going to give us a new form of income. it will lower our trade deficit. we were always concerned about, you know, sending all our money to china for goods and the trade deficit with china, it is not fair. guess what? we're going to be in a distinct advantage over china, not only from a trade standpoint because we're going to be able to provide them with energy they need but also because we're going to be able to attract manufacturing jobs here to the united states. why? because we're going to have the reliable, low-priced energy source for years to come. that's going to bring manufacturing back to the u.s. that will bring factories and jobs. this is historic. i'm euphoric. i've seen it coming for some time. i'm glad the international energy agency is
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trained in science, technology, those kinds of things. i think there are exciting opportunities. i think immigration reform has a possibility. >> on competitiveness across the globe, are corporate tax rates too high in america? >> i think they should be brought down but that has got to be part of a bigger deal. we can't just bring them down and not pay for them. it will be closing the subsidies whether it's the oil subsidy, whether it's looking at some of the other ones. so if we could get some grand deal and i think it could happen, where businesses are onboard. not everyone will like it but where you bring the business rates down in exchange for taking those levels on the bush tax cuts for people making over $250,000, clothing subsidies and loopholes and then adding in the spending cuts, that's how we do it and put the business community onboard in part by making these reductions in the corporate tax rate. >> senator klobuchar, congratulations on everything. >> congratulations. good luck. >> okay. >> up next, a big development in u.s. oil production with potentially major implications
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